Definition Of de rigueur

adjective

required by etiquette or current fashion.

it was de rigueur for bands to grow their hair long

Example Of de rigueur

  • A list of favorite books is de rigueur for any forgettable personal webpage.

  • As for kissing other women, it is de rigueur to 'kiss air' somewhere near the other woman's cheek, though the cheeks usually make contact.

  • Corporate data governance is in the process of moving from de rigueur to de facto to de jure.

  • Free entry-level products are rapidly become de rigueur in many areas of software, notably in programming tools where there are hundreds of thousands of freely available goods.

  • Plenty of musicians have their own blogs and online tour diaries have become de rigueur .


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